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Taskbar is hidden in Linux

Postby LinuxMatt » Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:57 am

I am using Linux Mint 18.something.
I just installed XnViewMP. When I open a picture the taskbar at the bottom of my PC is hidden/blocked. Is this normal? I am not in fullscreen. I can't switch programs unless I close XnView. Is it possible to resize XnView? I can't seem to find a way via dragging borders.

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Re: Taskbar is hidden in Linux

Postby xnview » Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:46 pm

could you send me a screenshot?
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Re: Taskbar is hidden in Linux

Postby LinuxMatt » Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:39 pm

I don't know if it will show up correct. I probably should have picked a better picture.

screenshot.jpg
You really can't see anything. It's the bottom of the picture, cropped.


xviewer Screenshot from 2017-09-02 13-31-37.png
Here is the same picture, cropped, opened in xviewer.




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Same picture taken with a camera. You can see my Samsung monitor, and just white blur where the taskbar should be.

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Re: Taskbar is hidden in Linux

Postby xnview » Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:40 am

and you can't resize the border of XnView window?
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Re: Taskbar is hidden in Linux

Postby LinuxMatt » Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:39 pm

xnview wrote:and you can't resize the border of XnView window?


No I can not.
I can click on the magnifying glass in the lower right hand corner, but all that does is makes the picture smaller, not the actual program. I run my mouse all over the edge, but I can't click and drag to make the program appear smaller. In full screen mode the only thing different is xnView's status bar(?) disappears from the bottom.

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Re: Taskbar is hidden in Linux

Postby mmathab » Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:33 am

I had the same problem on windows. The way I fixed it I went to the thumbnail view and right clicked an image and clicked open (ctrl-o). That view was full-screen as well, but by clicking F11 I was able to remove it from the full screen view, and then when I hit escape it went back the thumbnail view in a normal windows view.

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Re: Taskbar is hidden in Linux

Postby xnview » Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:16 am

LinuxMatt wrote:
xnview wrote:and you can't resize the border of XnView window?


No I can not.
I can click on the magnifying glass in the lower right hand corner, but all that does is makes the picture smaller, not the actual program. I run my mouse all over the edge, but I can't click and drag to make the program appear smaller. In full screen mode the only thing different is xnView's status bar(?) disappears from the bottom.

which window manager?
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Re: Taskbar is hidden in Linux

Postby LinuxMatt » Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:51 pm

Cinnamon.
I originally tried Cinnamon back in June, it would crash and show the default manager. I believe that is Mate. So I did a clean install of Mate, but when I would run some programs or double click a desktop icon the taskbar would disapper. So I switched back to Cinnamon. In the last two months I don't believe I've had cinnamon crash on me. So that is an improvement.
I tried what the previous guy posted, but that didn't work for me.

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